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why the daily mail's going down the drain

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by Pickman's model, Jun 27, 2013.

  1. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    like the guardian thread only for the mail

    i'll start you off with this little gem
     
  2. Ranu

    Ranu Poster of the Weak

    Doesn't something have to be above the gutter in order for it to go down the drain?
     
  3. Corax

    Corax Luke 5:16

    This thread should really be a place to feature inadvertent incidents of humanity and decency that get past the DM subs.
     
  4. Sue

    Sue Well-Known Member

    On phone and not sure how to c and p but the front page of the Scottish Daily Mail today has a big story about how firms will go bust and jobs will be lost because women have the *cheek* to demand equal pay. (Supreme court ruling up here yesterday about a council losing a case which could potentially have a wider impact.) Bloody women, wanting equal pay, however many decades after the Equal Pay Act...

    A women picked up a copy to buy as I was reading the front page. Wanted to ask her what the fuck she was doing.
     
  5. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism

    Good call, but it could be a slow thread.
     
  6. gosub

    gosub ~#

    given that "man eats burger for dinner" seems to be reasonably large story in most UK media today possibly not the best day to single out the Mail as going down hill
     
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  7. treelover

    treelover Well-Known Member

    Ah, yes, but it was a gourmet burger, the tabs don't like Osborne.
     
  8. Sue

    Sue Well-Known Member

    Oh...
     
  9. Frumious B.

    Frumious B. Well-Known Member

    Sadly this thread can only make more money for the Mail by increasing traffic. There needs to be a mirror site where Mail haters can read the Mail without giving them any hits.
     
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  10. gosub

    gosub ~#

    That was the same price as a burger from our local Green king pub and cheaper than our local Chinese or Indian. A complete non story that also made the BBC website
     
  11. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

  12. Dandred

    Dandred Mmmmm Beer!

  13. Idris2002

    Idris2002 A kick up the Arás

  14. Tankus

    Tankus living someone else's dream.

    online is mostly clickbait ......with bikinis...... and daily updates of just how big can Kim kardishans arse go

    clever advertising ...with piccies of celebs , then halfway down the article ...you can buy clothes somewhat similar .....I wonder how much money is generated from that ?
     
  15. Buddy Bradley

    Buddy Bradley Pantheistic solipsist

    Lots. Isn't MailOnline the world's biggest website (in some metric or other)?
     
  16. Artaxerxes

    Artaxerxes Well-Known Member

    Indeed, why not rename the thread to "Why the Daily Mail continues to be a festering arse sore on the rump of humanity"
     
  17. maomao

    maomao 四月她爹

  18. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Apparently it's the most visited English language newspaper website in the world.

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  19. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

  20. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

  21. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    capture.jpg
    monbiot in squirrel torture shocker as he flays squirrel before putting it out of its misery
     
  22. Belushi

    Belushi 01 811 8055 R.I.P.

  23. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism

    'tis the 'Mirror', but ICBA to start another thread.
    They failed to spell the word "child" correctly. Fuckers.

     
  24. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    capture.jpg
     
  25. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    "African mum of quins let off £145k NHS bill" squarks today's front page. I haven't deigned to actually read the article, but I suspect it's either bollocks or highly conditional. I also doubt there's any mention of "Aristocrat pays fuck-all tax due to his Nazi-backing ancestors conniving to say he lives in France when he actually lives in Dorset", but I suppose there are issues of headline space.
     
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  26. Flavour

    Flavour hang the bankers

    There should be a buzz feed daily mail crossover parody, with articles like :

    These TEN easy tricks to rip off our host state saved our family from ruin! You won't believe number seven!

    Five unbelievable things you won't believe about my unbelievable journey to get into Britain without a passport or shoes - you won't believe number four! Unbelievable!

    Twelve sob stories any immigration officer will fall for, and how to tell them convincingly! You won't believe how easily this man conned the British state out of thousands of pounds a month - now he's planning to have more kids at their expense!
     
  27. bi0boy

    bi0boy Power User

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  28. smokedout

    smokedout criminal

    same mistake was repeated across the national press, and still is being
     
  29. gosub

    gosub ~#

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  30. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Literally over the moon

    Its OK kids, the DM Online has signed Katy Hopkins as a columnist. This thread is now dead. The DM is no longer going down the pan.
     
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